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The Book of Common Prayer holds a key place in Christian history. It has had an indelible influence on Christianity in and outside of the Anglican Church, from marriages and funerals, to creeds and liturgy. These two volumes provide a world-class scholarly introduction to the rich history and significance of this prayer book.
Brian Cummings’ volume brings together the 1549, 1559, and 1662 version of the Book of Common Prayer, providing a panorama of the Christian history of England from the Reformation to the twentieth century. Cummings explains the significance of the book for everyday life and the history of the English language and its literature, and includes a comprehensive set of notes and complete technical glossary. Charles Hefling and Cynthia Shattuck’s Oxford Guide lays out a path that will enable any reader, Anglican or otherwise, to learn why the Book of Common Prayer is a classic of liturgy and literature.
In the Logos edition, the Oxford Studies on the Book of Common Prayer is enhanced by amazing functionality. Scripture citations link directly to English translations, and important terms link to dictionaries, encyclopedias, and a wealth of other resources in your digital library. Perform powerful searches to find exactly what you’re looking for. Take the discussion with you using tablet and mobile apps. With Logos Bible Software, the most efficient and comprehensive research tools are in one place, so you get the most out of your study.